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Eli joined NEA in 2019 as an investor on the technology team, where he focuses on consumer and enterprise technology investments. Prior to joining NEA, he was a member of the Industrials Investment Banking team at Goldman Sachs in New York. In his time at Goldman, Eli worked on a variety of capital markets and M&A transactions and advised companies such as General Electric and DuPont, among many others. Before Goldman, Eli worked on the Enterprise Analytics and Operations team at Hightower, a PropTech SaaS company.

Eli graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Corporate Strategy. While at Vanderbilt, he held leadership positions in Vanderbilt’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society (VINES), Vanderbilt’s Investment Club, the Finance Career Mentoring Program, and Alpha Epsilon Pi.

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